Apple remains ‘fully committed’ to privacy features like anti-tracking in iOS 14 [u]

Apple remains committed to implementing anti-tracking features in iOS 14 and further privacy improvements down the road, the company’s privacy chief said in a letter.

The iOS 14 feature, dubbed App Tracking Transparency (ATT), makes cross-app and website tracking opt-in, and gives users additional information and context. In September, Apple delayed the rollout of the privacy feature until 2021.

Shortly after Apple announced the delay, a coalition of digital civil rights groups penned a letter expressing their “disappointment” that it wouldn’t be available during the initial iOS 14 rollout. On Nov. 19, Apple sent a letter back in response.

“We delayed the release of ATT to early next year to give developers the time they indicated they needed to properly update their systems and data practices, but we remain fully committed to ATT and to our expansive approach to privacy protections,” wrote Jane C. Horvath, Apple’s Senior Director of Global

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KeyShot 3D Rendering Software Now Fully Supports Stratasys Full-Color, Multi-Material 3D Printers

From the screen to your hand, producing incredibly realistic product models is now fast and easy for designers with J55 and J8 Series PolyJet 3D printers

Almost any product designer will tell you that prototyping the shape of a new design with 3D printing is pretty easy. But accurately simulating color, material and finish, or “CMF,” can take serious time and money. Not anymore. Thanks to the latest KeyShot 10 3D rendering software and Stratasys Ltd.’s (NASDAQ: SSYS) J55™ and J8 Series 3D printers, it’s little more than just click and print.

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Designers can now 3D print in full color and textures like wood right from KeyShot software to Stratasys PolyJet printers. (Photo: Business Wire)

The full-color, multi-material Stratasys 3D printers and the latest version of KeyShot from Luxion both now support the new 3MF file format, a significant

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How Capital One became the first fully cloud-enabled US bank

  • The pivot to the cloud is a major IT transformation that many companies are still grappling with. 
  • Capital One just became the first US bank and one of the only major Fortune 500 corporations to be fully cloud-enabled after exiting its last physical data center, Business Insider can exclusively reveal. 
  • “Many companies might underestimate how comprehensive a transformation this is,” Melanie Frank, the bank’s vice president of technology, said.
  • “It was a cultural shift for us just as much as it was a technology journey,” she added. 
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The pivot to the public cloud is one of the most drastic IT changes to hit corporate America in the past decade. 

But despite all the enthusiasm over cloud computing, the reality is many firms still operate brick-and-mortar data-storage facilities. There are many reasons for this, including concerns over security, the cost

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